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Madrid (Spain)

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Top Madrid (Spain) Articles

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  • Spain's Toledo: A Living monument

    On my last visit to Toledo, it seemed holier than ever: Dark El Greco clouds threatened overhead, stark against bright, clear horizons. Hail pelted the masses of people clogging the streets as they awaited the Good Friday procession. A look back at my...
  • A blitz tour of Madrid

    I'm standing on a tiny balcony overlooking the Times Square of all of Spain, Madrid's Puerta del Sol. Within a 10-minute walk I can visit Madrid's Royal Palace, one of the greatest palaces in Europe; Plaza Mayor, the ultimate town square; or the Prado...
  • A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country

    A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country
    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...
  • Planning your trip to Spain

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO VIGO, SPAIN From LAX, Iberia offers nonstop service to Madrid, and American, Air France, United, KLM, Delta, British, Lufthansa, US Airways and Air Canada offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip...
  • Spain train derailment: Watch the footage

    The horrific train derailment in northwest Spain that killed at least 80 people was captured in chilling detail on security camera footage. The video, which was circulating widely Thursday, shows the train careening off the tracks as it rounded a bend,...
  • Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations

    Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations
    MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow  to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years. Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
  • Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred

    MADRID -- Data from "black box" recorders show the driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 passengers in northern Spain was on the phone while driving at almost twice the speed limit at the time of impact, a Spanish court said Tuesday. Audio...
  • Spain, Britain locked in new war of words over Gibraltar

    Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip. The...
  • Spain derailment: Two official investigations launched

    LONDON – As the death toll rose to 78, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced two separate investigations Thursday into a spectacular train derailment in northwest Spain, one of the worst railway disasters in the country’s history....
  • 'Enrique VIII' at the Broad Stage gives voice to Spanish perspective

    As long as back-stabbing colleagues, flattering minions and starter wives exist, pop culture is likely to maintain its infatuation with Henry VIII. Anglophone audiences seemingly can't get enough of the English monarch's political and romantic...
  • I wouldn't have come to work today if I knew I won the lottery!

     
    I can't believe how lucky I am. When going through my unread emails from last week, I discovered I'm 970,000 euros richer! Apparently I hit the Mega Millions Super Lotto Plus & Email Sweepstakes in Madrid ... Benjamins for me......